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Mechanic

Careers at CRST

At CRST, our mechanics keep our trucks running safely – and that’s a serious job. That’s why we offer seriously-competitive benefits and incentives for those early in their careers!

Are You...

Just starting your career and want to gain on-the-job experience to grow?

Interested in working on a young fleet of Cascadia Freightliners and Detroit engines?

Active military or veteran interested in putting your skills to good use?

Money Stack

Competitive Pay & Benefits

We have an impressive range of benefits and rewards that fit your life.

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Training & Development

We offer many ways for you to grow and build new skills.

Offerings include ARC training (full Freightliner training), EPA 609 certifications, and Federal DOT Inspector training.

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Safe Work Environment

Safety is at the core of all we do. We offer ongoing training & incentives for incident-free performance.

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By the numbers

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Pay & Benefits

CRST Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid time off
  • 4-day work week (4 x 10)
  • Variety of shifts weekend-only availability
  • 401(k) matching
  • Major medical insurance
  • Wellness plan
  • Vision & dental insurance
  • 1 Volunteer Day and 9 Holidays

Additional Incentives

  • Shift differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • $2,400/year – 1st year
  • $3,600/year – 2nd year
  • $4,800/year – 3+ years
  • $100 annual boot allowance
  • $300 annual tool reimbursement
  • Company-paid tool insurance – Valued at $5,000
  • New hires and current employees get $1,500 each for shop referrals
  • Apprentice & Transitioning Military Toolbox Program – valued at $4,000

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Your truck cannot be more than 10 years old for Expedited and Specialized, or 20 years old for Flatbed.

Fuel discounts are as follows: Expedited $.06; Specialized $.12; Flatbed $.18.

As an Owner Operator you are not forced dispatched. With Flatbed, you pick your loads from the load board and can run where the freight is HOT! Expedited and Specialized are not forced dispatched, but you work with a Driver Manager to help plan your trips!

With Expedited and Flatbed 70-75%, and Specialized has loaded and unloaded miles.

Depending on where you live, many home time options are available. As a Lease Purchase partner and owner, you are able to pick your home-time.